Helicopter + transmission line = no power for many Clinton Countians


Power outage sign. Vector warning sign with lightning.

Power outage sign. Vector warning sign with lightning.


Several thousand Clinton County homes and residences are without power Friday morning.

An AES-Ohio spokesperson told the News Journal that a helicopter crew was doing tree trimming when it got too close and touched a transmission line, causing a substation to go out.

Crews have been dispatched.

Power outage sign. Vector warning sign with lightning.
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